Bombardier announced final assembly site for newest Global aircraft


Company has decided to award the final assembly to the Toronto facility for the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft

Global 7000Bombardier Aerospace has announced that final
assembly of its new Global 7000 and
Global 8000 business
jets will take place at its manufacturing site in Toronto, Ontario.

“Our Toronto
site employees have the knowledge and expertise required to assemble these two new
business aircraft,” said Steve Ridolfi, president, Bombardier Business
Aircraft. “Their contribution and dedication to manufacturing world-class
aircraft are instrumental in helping Bombardier expand its leadership position
in the business aircraft market.”

“The final assembly of the Global 7000 and Global
8000 aircraft will also build on the distinguished 83-year
heritage of our Toronto
site. Our partnership with the Canadian Auto Workers, Local 112 was key to
bringing these work packages to Toronto, a site which has, throughout its
history, played a role in making Canada a major player in the international aerospace
industry,” added Ridolfi.

“We are delighted to have these new work packages and
the jobs they will bring to Toronto,”
said Merv Gray, plant chair, Local 112, Canadian Auto Workers.

“Our members take great pride in their work and are
confident they will continue to contribute to Bombardier Aerospace’s long-term

“It is a testament to the superior workmanship,
quality and dedication of our Toronto
team that they are now responsible for final assembly of the entire Global business jet family,”
said Simon Roberts, vice president and general manager, Turboprops &
Toronto Site, Bombardier Aerospace. “I am confident that as for the Global 5000 and Global 6000 jets, final
assembly for the new Global 7000 and
Global 8000 aircraft is
in good hands at our Toronto
manufacturing site.”

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